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 (gŭs′tə-tôr′ē) also gus·ta·tive (-tə-tĭv)
Of or relating to the sense of taste.

gus′ta·to′ri·ly adv.
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Adj.1.gustative - of or relating to gustation
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As for Jacob, he had thrust his pitchfork into the ground, and had thrown himself down beside it, in thorough abandonment to the unprecedented pleasure of having five lozenges in his mouth at once, blinking meanwhile, and making inarticulate sounds of gustative content.
In France, the edible sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus has been harvested for decades for its highly valuable gustative roe, which has resulted in a dramatic demographic erosion of wild populations.
Les objectifs assignes a cette conference consistent a promouvoir les viandes de volailles et a sensibiliser le consommateur a leur excellente qualite intrinseque (qualite sanitaire, gustative, nutritive et dietetique).